GEOG 5520 Final

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Terms and concepts for the final exam in GIS Modeling of the Urban Environment.
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  1. The threshold for determining poverty status varies with

    A. family size
    B. number of children
    C. age of householder
    D. all of the above
    D. all of the above
  2. The index of dissimilarity can range from 

    A. -1 to 1
    B. 0 to 100
    C. 1 to 5
    D. 0 to 1
    D. 0 to 1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. If the proportions of two ethnic groups in a given area are the same, the dissimilarity index will be 

    A. 1/3
    B. 0.5
    C. 1
    D. 0
    D. 0
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The Index of Dissimilarity is calculated as 
    D = (Σ ni |pi - P|) / (2NP(1-P)), where
    ni is 

    A. the total number of people for the ith unit
    B. percentage of the group over all areas
    C. total number of people
    D. percentage of a demographic group for the ith unit
    A. the total number of people for the ith unit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The Index of Dissimilarity is calculated as 
    D = (Σ ni |pi - P|) / (2NP(1-P)), where N is 

    A. the total number of people for the ith unit
    B. total number of people
    C. percentage of a demographic group for the ith unit
    D. percentage of the group over all areas
    B. total number of people
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The Index of Dissimilarity is calculated as 
    D = (Σ ni |pi - P|) / (2NP(1-P)), where pi is 

    A. percentage of the group over all areas
    B. percentage of a demographic group for the ith unit
    C. total number of people
    D. the total number of people for the ith unit
    B. percentage of a demographic group for the ith unit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The Index of Dissimilarity is calculated as 
    D = (Σ ni |pi - P|) / (2NP(1-P)), where P is 

    A. percentage of a demographic group for the ith unit
    B. percentage of the group over all areas
    C. total number of people
    D. the total number of people for the ith unit
    B. percentage of the group over all areas
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. True or false: standard ellipses, but not standard circles, can be used for computing a segregation index.

    A. True
    B. False
    B. False
  9. In the segregation index, _ stands for complete separation and _ for complete overlap.

    A. 0; 100
    B. -1; 1
    C. 0; 1
    D. 1; 0
    C. 0; 1
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which of the following refers to the differential distribution of two social groups among areal units in a city?

    A. Evenness
    B. Exposure
    C. Clustering
    D. Concentration
    A. Evenness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. True or false: evenness is minimized and segregation maximized when all areal units have the same proportion of minority and majority residents as the city as a whole. 

    A. True
    B. False
    B. False
  12. The most widely used measure of ___________ is the index of dissimilarity.

    A. centralization
    B. evenness
    C. concentration
    D. clustering
    B. evenness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. _______________ refers to the degree of potential contact between various demographic groups within geographic areas of a city.

    A. Clustering
    B. Concentration
    C. Exposure
    D. Adjacency
    C. Exposure
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. __________ refers to the relative amount of physical space occupied by a minority group in the urban environment.

    A. Proportionality
    B. Adjacency
    C. Concentration
    D. Clustering
    C. Concentration
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. The degree to which areal units of a city inhabited by a minority group adjoin each other is called

    A. clustering.
    B. concentration.
    C. exposure.
    D. evenness.
    A. clustering.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. True or false: the D-index, in its original version, has a spatial dimension to it.

    A. True
    B. False
    B. False
  17. True or false: the D-index is the most widely used measure of segregation.

    A. True
    B. False
    A. True
  18. When data at different scale levels or resolutions yield different results, this is known as ________________.

    A. dimensionality
    B. scale dependence
    C. unscalability
    D. the scale effect
    D. the scale effect
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. MAUP stands for

    A. Multi-area unstability problem
    B. Multi-agent unconstrained problem
    C. Multi-adjustable usage probability
    D. Modifiable areal unit problem
    D. Modifiable areal unit problem
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. True or false: the D-index is no good at capturing the evenness of the population.

    A. True
    B. False
    B. False
  21. True or false: the D-index would show a "checkerboard" city to be perfectly segregated.

    A. True
    B. False
    A. True
  22. Which dimension of segregation is currently believed to be the most important? 

    A. Evenness
    B. Concentration
    C. Clustering
    D. Exposure
    A. Evenness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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